The Best Tourist Destinations in India

Tourist Places in India

If you ask me about “which are some best tourist destinations in India?” I would have said Rajasthan for its cultures, but oh! yes there’s Varanasi too for temples… Oh no, there are some South Indian locations too that are worth visiting. The list of best tourist destinations in India is quite extensive… And the reason is its diverse beauty, be it in the form of culture or geographical. However, there are a few certain places that are heavily frequented by travellers and some people even end up visiting the same places several times because of its magical beauty. Such cliched destinations have a unique charm of their own, and in this blog, we’ll discuss about the 10 best tourist places to visit in India that are totally worthwhile.

  1. Agra –

The renowned Taj Mahal city is truly magnificent, not just for the monument of love but for its Mughal style of architectures and traditional living or cuisines. This beautiful city has its own rich historical background because of being ruled by the Mughal rulers for years. It is one of the top tourist places in India for multiple reasons and the one most important one is Taj Mahal.

Places to see in Agra: Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Jama Masjid, Akbar’s Tomb. Mehtab Bagh, etc.

Ideal Duration of holiday: 2 days

  1. Delhi –

New or Old Delhi, both are the most popular for its amazing lifestyle and historical architectures. The National Capital of India, Delhi is one of the most cliched yet renowned tourist destinations in the country. The state has so much to offer that visiting once or twice would not be enough. Delhi tour packages is a home to so many iconic Mughal monument, temples, heritage sites, colorful bazaars, and more, so there’s something for everyone here.

Places to see in Delhi: Red Fort, Humayun’s Tomb, Qutub Minar, Lotus Temple, Akshardham Temple, Jantar Mantar, etc.

Ideal Duration of holiday: 3 to 4 days

  1. Jaipur –

Notably known as the Pink City of India, Jaipur is famous for its fine architecture, rich cultures, traditions, and artistic beauty. Being the largest city of Rajasthan, Jaipur is also the capital of this royal state where travellers flock in abundance from across the world. Travellers who are planning for an escape in Rajasthan, it is best to travel Jaipur for at least once because it will make you fall in love with Jaipur in one sight.

Places to see in Jaipur: Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Albert Hall Museum, etc.

Ideal Duration of holiday: 3 to 4 days

  1. Munnar –

Snuggled in the western region of Kerala, Munnar is one of the most serene and beautiful places to visit in South India. The hill station boasts immaculate natural beauty in the form of rolling hills, lush forests, waterfalls, streams, national parks, and more. This hill station tour to Munnar was also famous as the holiday destination for the British, as you can see a lot of churches, English colonial bungalows, etc.

Places to see in Munnar: Echo Point, Atukkad Waterfalls, Eravikulam National Park, Tata Tea Museum, Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, etc.

Ideal Duration of holiday: 3 to 4 days

  1. Coorg –

Bounded by mystic mountain passes and boasting a lush green landscape, Coorg or Kodagu is yet another outstanding tourist destination that is worth the hype. The hill station is in Karnataka and a famous weekend getaway destination for nature lovers and solace seekers. Be it the lush green hills or sparkling streams to quaint villages and vast coffee farming, the unmatched charm of Coorg is truly breathtaking.

Places to see in Coorg: Abbey Falls, Raja’s Seat, Shri Omkareshwara Temple, Madikeri Fort, etc.

Ideal Duration of holiday: 3 to 4 days

  1. Manali –

Set in the Kullu Valley of Himachal Pradesh, Manali attracts travellers with its natural beauty and tranquilness. The hill station is flocked by travellers from across the world to immerse in its magical charm. Enclosed by snow-capped mountain peaks, lush forests, and riverine valleys, Manali is beautifully known for its magnificent charm that attracts everyone.

Places to see in Manali: Manu Temple, Hidimba Devi Temple, Museum of Himachal culture and Folk Art, Jogini Falls, etc.

Ideal Duration of holiday: 3 to 4 days

  1. Udaipur –

One most stunning lake city of Rajasthan, Udaipur is greatly known for its artificial lakes. The famous tourist place was once the capital of Mewar who left behind their legacy which still can be felt. The ancient palaces of Udaipur tourism were built by the Mewar kings that showcases the fine artistic beauty of those times.

Places to see in Udaipur: Lake Pichola, Lake Palace, Fateh Sagar Lake, Monsoon Palace, City Palace, Bagore ki Haveli, Jag Mandir Palace, Jagdish Temple, etc.

Ideal Duration of holiday: 3 to 4 days

  1. Ooty –

Ooty is no doubt a charming place where travellers plan a weekend break from Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and Karnataka. Given the fact is that the southern region of India experiences extreme hotness during the summer season, and a trip to Ooty is like a respite. This picturesque hill station destination is also known to be an ideal honeymoon place for newly wed couples.

Places to see in Ooty: Botanical Gardens, Dolphin’s Nose, Rose Gardens, Avalanche Lake, Doddabetta Peak, etc.

Ideal Duration of holiday: 2 to 3 days

  1. Shillong –

Famous for pleasant weather conditions and picturesque locations, Shillong is in Meghalaya is one of the most cliched yet highly explored tourist destinations in India. The hill station is famously known as the Scotland of the East, all thanks to its magical natural beauty. Being surrounded by rolling hills, gushing waterfalls, and lovely landscape that recalls of about European colonists of stunning Scotland.

Places to see in Shillong: Umaim Lake, Elephant waterfalls, Shillong Peak, Catherdral of Mary help of Christians, Police Bazaar, etc.

Ideal Duration of holiday: 4 to 5 days

  1. Varanasi –

Located on the banks of River Ganga in Uttar Pradesh, Varanasi or Banaras is amongst the most sacred places in India. The city is known for some of the most revered ghats and temples. It is one of the oldest cities in the world, also a home of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati Temples. It is believed that taking a dip in the Ganges can wash away all your sins.

Places to see in Varanasi: Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Dashashwamedh Ghat, Manikarnika Ghat, Ramnagar Fort, Sarnath, etc.

Ideal Duration of holiday: 2 to 3 days


Here I am winding up this list of best tourist destinations in India. These are some of the popular tourist destinations in India that attract travellers every year. Thanks to its beautiful surroundings, architectural splendors, rich cultures, traditions, and more. If you are planning a trip during the off season when the crowd is less and are affordable. Then book a suitable tour with Rajasthan Cab and you are sure to come back with wonderful memories.

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